Hima Automobiles, one of the leading automakers in China, today announced its foray into the Indian market by showcasing its next-generation family electric car – Bird Electric EV1 at Auto Expo 2020. The hatchback will be available in India under Rs 10 Lakh.
Hima New Energy (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Haima Automobile Group), has entered into a technical collaboration on EV with Bird Electric – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bird Group, an Indian conglomerate with a significant presence in aviation, hospitality, skill development and personal mobility – to manufacture Bird Electric EV1.
The battery-powered vehicle, likely to be manufactured at soon to be set up the plant in Manesar (Haryana), would be introduced in two variants with a driving range of 200 km and 300 km per charge, respectively. The first lot of Bird Electric EV1 would take at least 12-15 months to rollout.
Bird Electric EV1 is stylish, spacious, equipped with modern and practical features, ultra modular ergonomically designed passenger vehicle. It comes with a class-leading extended warranty package and annual maintenance package at an easy cost. Bird Electric EV1 is filled with high energy lithium battery and electronic control system and has a torque of 30kW/95Nm/150Nm, offering a great balance between performance and fuel economy, with the low total cost of maintenance.
The electric car will have a top speed of 120km/h with the power consumption merely at INR 60 per 100km. Bird Electric EV1 has the largest boot capacity of its category in the five-seater configuration.
Haima Bird Electric EV1 Technical Specification
- Length: 3680mm
- Width: 1570mm
- Height: 1530mm
- Wheelbase: 2340mm
- Kerb Weight: 930/1035
- Engine Type: Electric
- Electric Motor Type: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
- Torque: 30kW/95Nm/150Nm
- Power Battery: Temary Lithium Battery
- Battery Power: 20.42kWh/28.5kWh
- Charging Time – Full Charged: 9hrs to 11hrs
- Endurance Mileage: 202km to 301km
- Gear Ratio: 8.34
- Top Speed 120 km/h
- Steering: Electric
- Ground Clearance: 160